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to take the advice to keep the website from being a colossal failure. >> even with president obama calling on insurance companies to let people keep the subparhealth plans, millions of people who lost coverage are up in the air today. states are devoided on how to handle the president's attempted fix. 30, mostly republican led states in yellow that you can see on the screen are going along with the president's plan for the fix. five states in white are deciding. california it is half-and-half. some insurers extending coverage and some are not. here is the rub. 14 democratically and washington d.c. all saying no. and including massachusetts and new york and washington state. joining us to explain this is david a sbin. great to see you. explain this. >> it is ironic. >> republican states are helping the president to try to fix the broken promise of keeping your plan you can keep it. >> the democrats are renowsing the president's request to allow insurance companies to keep their policies. democrats are true believers in obama care and they realize in the base of obama care is income redistri
keeping your doctor may be just as false and misleading because most of these obama care plans exclude many doctors and hospitals in order to keep costs down? >> that -- the promise about keeping your doctor is every bit, if not more, untrue than the promise about keeping your health plan. because even if you get to keep your health plan, it's very possible that you won't get your doctor as well. plans, it's highly unlikely that you'll be able to keep your doctor. but i thought there was something very interesting that ezekiel said this morning on "fox news sunday" where he said, oh, no, you can keep your dock are to, you can keep your health plan if you're willing to pay more for it. well, you know what, had president obama ran on that campaign, that you can keep your doctor or your health plan if you're willing to pay for more it, i don't think he would have won that argument as well. >> this is the latest tally of health plans canceled in the individual marketplace. 5,960,390. it's on the edge of six million. there's going to be another wave of even more cancellations of employer-sp
on the other hand again called to repeal or delay obama care in light of the administration's flip-flop on allowing folks to keep their old health coverage. has since passed legislation to delay the individual mandate, allowing customers to keep their hold health plans. one of many proposals which really haven't moved in the senate. >> by canceling your insurance, despite a promise to let you keep your plan, the obama administration is essentially saying it knows best for you and your family. not only that, they are making you pay more, usually much more. and in many cases, taking away the doctors you've been seeing for years. >> of course, looking ahead, some commissioners are allowing folks to keep their old health plans but others are not forging ahead with the obama care fix. kelly, back to you. >> elizabeth, thank you very much. we're awaiting president obama. he will be addressing a forum in washington on u.s. policy in the middle east over a controversial nuke deal with iran. when it happens, we'll bring it to you live. >>> meanwhile, secretary hagel is saying he's received
's claim that you can keep your own doctor under obama care, when in fact, many insurance plans have only limited lists of doctors and hospitals to choose from. >> if you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. we know in all sort of choices, you pay more for a wider range of choices or benefits. the issue isn't the selective networks. people keep saying, oh, the problem is you're going to have a selective network. >> well, if you lose your doctor or your hospital -- >> people are going to have a choice whether they want to pay a certain amount for a selective network or pay more for a broader network. >> also today, insurance brokers are complaining they're having trouble helping their clients sign up for obama care because of problems with information at the back end of that troubled enrollment process. >> issues, issues. still abound. thanks, steve. good to see you. >> jamie, it's a national day of prayer and reflection in south africa. for former president nelson mandela. people gathering outside mandela's house i
and actually quite the opposite, laying people off and keeping them below full time until this obama care problem is solved. >> i'm going to give you a moment to respond there. let me jump in there. where rick leaves off. of course we know a steady climb in employment is better than being stagnant. apart from what rick is considering obama care as a blocker, what would you say are some of the blockers that are preventing more robust job growth to the point where we have that happy days are here feeling that permeates the air? >> i don't think obama care is the thing that is doing it because frankly i think most larger groups, corporations actually provide health care. i think that's great. the issue is, is there a way that we can actually take some of these jobs and close the loopholes, which congress has not done, so these jobs don't go off shore? >> so, rick, i ask you then, how can congress and the administration work in concert to further grow the jobs market? >> first, let me say the employer-based health insurance market is going to -- remember, we had a one-year delay and that's go
is, freedom of choice, more choices, not less. obama care narrows your choices. >> and now ezekiel emanuel on fox news said that if you leak yo like your doctor, you can keep your doctor. it's simply going to cost you more to do that. >> look, if you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. in all sorts of places you may more for certain -- to a wider range of benefits. >> emanuel went on to attribute the low number of people signing up for obama care to what he calls a lack of pr. he says the numbers will go up once the campaign is in full swing. >>> well, the deadline to enroll in obama care is just days away but it looks like a lot of young adults are anything about enthusiastic in getting involved in this system. nearly half of them say they are unlikely to enroll. remember, there's a fee for them to pay but much smaller than the premiums. this depends on millions of young, healthy people signing up. let's go to kirsten boardman and richa richard fowler. >> richard, let's start with you. the numbers are not
. and the one thing to keep in % a quartee of people not y interested ii signinn up for obama care. a pr push would help. >> that study shoos yyu where the minds of young eople are. pr and marking? it is a probl obama care. it is core material and facts of obama care that youth are rejecting. no amount of pr will change what has been the first impression of obama care. the youth realizes it costs to which and they don't need it. pay the $95 fine to get out of the obligation and you get sick you can sign up without penalty. the whole scheme is you need volume of young people to pay for those who need care now. >> chris, one thing that every young person in the country knows about obama care is that it is a lousy website. that is a union versal truism. but beyond that what is in it for 20-year-olds to sign up? >> we agree that the role is not good and hurt the perception of obama care. that is a fact. in terms of what is in it. you are talking about preventive care and caps if you get really sick. >> i think for catastrophic illness everybody needs insurance. but brad's point, if you are wel
or three years ago? >> no, there is a credibility problem. you can keep your coverage plan back fired on the president. and the other is strategy of using success stories and looking to the obama care success stories and hopefully they will be more successful and the stories didn't man up. the republicans will have an equal numbers of people hurt by obama care and lost their coverage and have premiums go up and deductibles go sky high. there will be an equal. this person helped and hurt quality to what we are going to see. >> did they admit they did a lousy job of articulating the great things in this? if you ask a hundred americans what is in the affordable care act? they could say something about preexisting coverage and beyond, that people do know very few specifics. >> they are finding out because of the implementation. the reason that republicans never got a lot of traction with the warnings of obama care, it was not yet a reality in american lives and now it is here. they are worried about losing their own coverage and premiums going up and a deduct dibl so high they pay for all
of this process. on the back end, the 834 forms. >> republican lawmaker, vow the fight to repeal obama care in light the administration's flip-flop on allowing folks to keep their old coverage. one of many proposal also which hasn't moved in the senate. >> if the president won't scrap this law, isn't it time for him to delay it for all americans before it does further harm? >> federal officials are now urging people to stop using paper applications in fear they won't be processed by the december 23rd deadline for health insurance coverage starting january 1st. arthel, back to you. >> elizabeth, thanks a lot. >>> nelson mandela's family making their first statement since the death of the anti-apartheid leader. their family spokesperson talking about their loss and the outpouring of support from all over the world. >> we have lost a great man. greatness in our family was in the simplicity of his nation. a caring leader who made time for all, and we will dearly miss him. >> mandela died on thursday at the age of 95 after a long illness. president obama, as well as former presidents bill clinto
. but it is found strongly across the board that obama care is not the answer. >> and yet, there are national polls that suggest right now with the cbs one, suggest that a small plurality 48 percent say they want to keep the law with changes. it does need changes americans think. 48% versus 43% who say should be repealed. is it possible that the republicans are reading the polls and thinking what can we do around the margins. >> it is possible. that may be why they are holding the administrationy foot to the fire. they are seeing the constituents hurt and thinking they can fix. it but the reality in the board and what we so soon is the next issue of people losing the doctors, some of the problems can't be fixed. it is such a vast law, and what it is a train wreck where it copes going down the path no matter what you try it can't get fixed. it is not wise to jump and try to repair if you don't believe it can be fixed and the problems with the website that are continuuously happening and just beginning, it doesn't spell fix. that is the first part of the law. it is difficult to so how they will repai
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